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Affresco raffigurante tre donne con teste d'asino, ca 1300 a.C., civiltà micenea (periodo tardo). Atene, Museo archeologico nazionale

Affresco raffigurante tre donne con teste d'asino, ca 1300 a.C., civiltà micenea (periodo tardo). Atene, Museo archeologico nazionale

Tauromachia, affresco sul palazzo di Cnosso, II millennio a.C, Creta, Museo di Iraklion

Tauromachia, affresco sul palazzo di Cnosso, II millennio a.C, Creta, Museo di Iraklion

Bull-leaping. Gold Minoan signet ring, ca. 1700 BC, from Arkanes, Crete.

This Minoan seal depicts the ancient sport of "bull leaping," which is also seen…

Funerary Mask from Grave Circle A  Date: 1600-1500 BCE Location: Mycenae, Greece Culture: Mycenaean Medium: Beaten Gold Notes: First attempt at life size sculpture in Greece. Home described the Mycenaeans as "rich in gold".

Funerary Mask from Grave Circle A Date: BCE Location: Mycenae, Greece Culture: Mycenaean Medium: Beaten Gold Notes: First attempt at life size sculpture in Greece. Home described the Mycenaeans as "rich in gold".

In 1900, Arthur Evans excavated the ruins of Knossos, in Crete.  He found these clay tablets in the process. He called it Linear B Script.  This piece contains information on the distribution of bovine, pig and deer hides to shoe and saddle-makers. Photo: Sharon Mollerus via Wikimedia Commons

An ancient tablet contains records written in Linear B — a script that was discovered in the century and remained undeciphered for decades.

Le tre dame in blu - XVI sec. a.C. - affresco - dal palazzo di Cnosso, Creta - Museo Archeologico di Heraklion, Creta.    #MR

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(imagine hunting this! - p.mc.n.) Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Altamira cave paintings

estimated to be years old. A detailed prehistoric rock carving. Etched into the rock, the grooved lines were then painted to help the carving stand out.

Affresco raffigurante due portatori di vasi, Palazzo di Cnosso, ca 1700-1400 a.C., civiltà minoica (periodo neopalaziale)

Affresco raffigurante due portatori di vasi, Palazzo di Cnosso, ca 1700-1400 a.C., civiltà minoica (periodo neopalaziale)

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